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written by T Fetherstonhaugh and David Treagust
This research assessed Australian high school students' understanding of light, developed materials to conceptual change with respect to the concept, and evaluated the effectiveness of teaching strategies utilizing the materials. After instruction, students were able to construct significantly more scientifically acceptable answers. An appendix includes a sample instructional module.
Science Education: Volume 76, Issue 6, Pages 653-672
Subjects ADS Supplements Resource Types
Education - Applied Research
- Instructional Material Design
- Pedagogy
Education - Basic Research
- Alternative Conceptions
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Reference Material
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© 1992 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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DOI:
10.1002/sce.3730760606
Keywords:
Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Modules, Light, Schemata (Cognition), Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods
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Metadata instance created June 13, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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September 23, 2007 by Lyle Barbato
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January 1, 1992
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T. Fetherstonhaugh and D. Treagust, Sci. Educ. 76 (6), 653 (1992), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.3730760606).
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T. Fetherstonhaugh and D. Treagust, Student’s understanding of light and its properties: teaching to engender conceptual change, Sci. Educ. 76 (6), 653 (1992), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.3730760606>.
APA Format
Fetherstonhaugh, T., & Treagust, D. (1992, January 1). Student’s understanding of light and its properties: teaching to engender conceptual change. Sci. Educ., 76(6), 653-672. Retrieved September 20, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.3730760606
Chicago Format
Fetherstonhaugh, T, and David Treagust. "Student’s understanding of light and its properties: teaching to engender conceptual change." Sci. Educ. 76, no. 6, (January 1, 1992): 653-672, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.3730760606 (accessed 20 September 2014).
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Fetherstonhaugh, T, and David Treagust. "Student’s understanding of light and its properties: teaching to engender conceptual change." Sci. Educ. 76.6 (1992): 653-672. 20 Sep. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.3730760606>.
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